Residential Rates and Fees

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Water Rates     

First 3,000 Gallons Minimum  $11.85
 Next 4,000 Gallons  $2.56 per 1,000 Gallons
 Over 7,000 Gallons  $1.86 per 1,000 Gallons

 

Gas Rates

Purchase Gas Adjustment March 16, 2017 to present $.557   The PGA reflects the cost of pipeline transportation to our customers.

Btu Adjustment (British Thermal Units) May 2, 2017 to present $.029.This adjustment is for the heat content of the gas.  Btu is the abbreviation for British thermal unit, a measurement of the heating value of natural gas.

 First 2 Hundred Cubic Feet Minimum Monthly Charge  4.82
 Over 2 Hundred Cubic Feet  $0.78 per CCF

 

All billings will be subject to the Purchased Gas Adjustment charge. Gas sold under this rate is subject to adjustment for any heating value above or below 1000 BTU cubic foot. State sales tax shall be applied to gas charges.

 

Light Rates

Electric Purchased Power Adjustment $0.0122 per kWh for Residential and Commercial

Environmental Compliance Cost Recovery $.0080 per kWh for Residential and Commercial.

 Minimum Base Charge  $10.77
 For Billing during the months of May through September inclusive  
 First 650 kWh  $0.082950 per kWh
 Additional kWh  $0.118500 per kWh
 For billing during the months of October through April inclusive  
 First 650 kWh  $0.082950 per kWh
 Additional kWh  $0.075409 per kWh
 State sales tax shall be applied to electric charges.  

 

Sewer Rates

Inside City Limits: $10.12 plus $3.23 per 1,000 Gallons based upon average monthly consumption of water during January, February, & March. For new residential customers with no consumption history during these months, $10.12 plus $3.23 per 1,000 Gallons for 6,000 Gallons per month.

Outside City Limits: $6.24 plus $3.23 per 1,000 Gallons based upon average monthly consumption of water during January, February, & March. For new residential customers with no consumption history during these months, $6.24 plus $3.23 per 1,000 Gallons for 6,000 Gallons per month.

 

Garbage Rates

$32.12 per barrel per month

 

Special Service

 Swacars (each trailer load if customer loads) $50.00+tipping fees 
 Swacars (each trailer load if city loads)  $170.00 each

 

 

Storm Water

The City of Albany Storm water Utility has established the Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU) at 2,700 square feet, and has assigned most Single-Family Residential customers a flat rate user fee of 1.0 ERU for storm water services. 

1 ERU = $4.75 per month

 

Special Service Charges

 New Service  $25.00
 Late Fee $15.00 
 Cut Off for Non Payment  $30.00
 Returned Checks  $30.00
 Meter Tampering  $200.00 (in addition to an criminal charges incurred)
 Meter Testing  $20.00
 Relocation of Meters  $50.00

 

Gas Fees

 Gas Tapping Fees $120.00 
 Reset Gas Meter  $35.00

 

Light Fees

 Temporary Electric Service  $50.00
 New Underground Electric Service  $100.00

 

Water Fees

 Installation of Water Meter on Fire Hydrants  $50.00
 5/8" Pipe  $700.00
 1" Pipe  $750.00
 1 1/2" Pipe  $1075.00
 2" Pipe  $1,150.00
 3" Pipe  *
 4" Pipe  *
 6" Pipe  *
 8" Pipe  *
 10" Pipe  *

* cost will be calculated on each application

 

Other Information

Deposit

All Residential customers applying for services with Albany Utilities are required to make a deposit to cover the utility services that are available at the new address.

The deposit amount will be based on the customer's credit rating.

The Deposit Amount Will Not Exceed $200.00

 

Current Customer

A current customer with a deposit can transfer the deposit if moving to a new address. If the current deposit is less than the deposit required for services at the new address, additional deposit will be required. A current customer with an excellent credit rating who has had Albany Utilities services for a minimum of 2 years will not be required to make a deposit before transferring to a new address. A current customer who has had Albany Utilities services for less than 2 years will be required to make a deposit before transferring to a new address. A current customer with less than an excellent credit rating will be required to make a deposit before transferring or acquiring new services.

 

Refund

The customer deposit will be applied to the account after 2 years if the account has not been delinquent during the 2 year period and an excellent credit rating has been maintained. If the customer no longer requires Utilities services, the account will be final and the deposit will be applied to any balance due. Any credit balance will be returned to the customer by mail.